Hydraulic fracturing

FRACKING

The EPA Gave Its Website a Pro-Fracking Makeover

A new report from the Environmental Data & Governance Initiative has chronicled the changes the EPA made to its webpage on fracking.
Sarah Emerson
11.16.18
Canada

A Day In the Life of a Booming Oil and Gas Town In the Canadian Northwest

"There's no reason why you shouldn't have a job in this part of the world."
Andrea Bennett
9.2.15
News

New York Towns Are Plotting to Secede to Pennsylvania

The Southern Tier's threat to revolt over Governor Cuomo's policies is evidence that New York's red-blue identity crisis has reached a boiling point.
John Surico
2.23.15
News

Did Fracking Cause an Earthquake in Alberta?

So far there's no conclusive proof, but fracking has been connected to earthquakes in other places, and British Columbia is already cracking down.
Mack Lamoureux
2.9.15
Stuff

What Does the Term 'Public Interest' Actually Mean?

Nobody seems to know. But despite having no fixed definition, the term is still used by UK politicians and journalists of all types to make it seem like they have the public's well-being at heart.
Liam Butler
1.19.15
News

Low Oil Prices Are Killing the Fracking Industry, but the Tar Sands Will Be Fine (for Now)

The current slump in oil prices could spell the end of North American fracking, but will price volatility mean trouble for the more financially stable tar sands?
Tannara Yelland
1.6.15
News

Why Won’t Our 'Environmental President' Stop Fracking on Public Land?

It has become increasingly fashionable to credit President Barack Obama for doing all he possibly can to combat climate change. The only problem: it's not true.
Cole Stangler
8.19.14
Motherboard Blog

The One Thing Standing Between Mexico and Fracking? Cartels

There's never been a better time to be an energy-thirsty crime syndicate.
Brian Anderson
2.20.14